V1 Input Database

First version of the SOCAT input database was compiled at the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research holding approx. 4.5 million surface CO2 measurements with a total of 1250 cruises

Initializing SOCAT

At the “Surface Ocean CO2 Variability and Vulnerability” (SOCOVV) workshop at UNESCO, Paris. Participants agreed to establish a global surface CO2 data set that brings together all publicly available data in a common format. SOCAT was initialized and regional groups established